After two years of postponements due to the pandemic, the Awakenings Easter Gashouder & Festival finally returns with its massive productions. The event will take place from April 14-17, 2022 in Spaarnwoude Houtrak, a recreational area outside of Amsterdam, and in the iconic Gashouder in Amsterdam. This year’s edition of the Awakenings Easter marathon also celebrates its 25th anniversary – making it one of the longest-running techno festivals in the world. All this will be celebrated with a crowd of around 100,000 attendees, bigger than ever before.

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The festival’s lineup is once again encompassing the most remarkable names from the electronic music scene such as popular techno DJs like Nina Kraviz, Reinier Zonneveld and Amelie Lens. This time, artists from the underground scene will also serve us the groves – René Wise and MARRØN, residents of the Amsterdam underground techno collective Eerste Communie, will mobilize ravers to dance to their rolling and up tempo techno.

Awakenings Easter will be a blast, make sure to grab one of the last tickets for Thursday and Sunday as all the other days are completely sold out already. A festival, unique of its kind when it brings together the sounds of outstanding artists from around the world with productions of the highest quality, to be enjoyed by audiences there to dance and get away from everyday life – an incomparable festival that will not be forgotten.

This year’s Easter break also holds other promising events that should definitely be checked out. The Bacchus Wine Festival will take place at the Jaap Eden Ice Rink from April 15-16, 2022 and is the perfect event for all wine lovers offering a joyous time with wine tasting, great company and special prizes.

The Holy Drag Brunch – Easter Special in Koepelkerk, happening on April 18, 2022, will present a unique live drag show accompanied by an extravagant brunch and a golden Easter egg hunt with a chance to win a prize.

Another event taking place on April 17, 2022 is the Art & Designers Market at Amsterdam’s Museumplein where designers of the Museum Market will offer their unique art and design creations.